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The benefits of using a natural deodorant

Sweating is a natural process that our body goes through each and every day. We all sweat! That's why you should always use natural deodorants that don't block this process!

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Sweating is a natural process that our body goes through each and every day. We all sweat! The purpose of sweating is to cool the body down and remove toxins. As this natural detoxification process is so important in regulating our bodies, we need to ensure that the deodorants we are using don't prevent it! When making the switch to natural products, effective deodorants are often tricky to find. That's why I've made it my mission to stock the best range of natural deodorants!

Why should you choose non toxic deodorants?

Using mainstream deodorants filled with toxic ingredients can throw off the bacterial balance in your armpits. This increase in actinobacteria can actually cause your perspiration to smell worse if you stop continuous use!1 The solution to this imbalance is to detoxify your armpits and begin using natural products that don't cause build up of bad bacteria. Yuck!

How can you restore balance to your armpits?

There are many steps you can take to ensure that balance is achieved in your armpits. The first is of course to stop using toxin filled deodorants! Some other helpful steps in the detoxification process is to stay hydrated and monitor how your body reacts to your current diet. Some food and drinks can actually be worsening your sweat odour! Things to look out for include caffeine, unhealthy fried food and alcohol. Listen to your body! You can also take steps throughout your day by choosing to wear breathable natural fibres that don't trap odour. Ensuring that you are completely dried off after a shower is another simple way to prevent bacterial build up.

How to transition to using a natural deodorant!

Transitioning to using a fabulous natural deodorant is quite easy even while going through the detoxification process. Aside from monitoring how your body reacts, you use your fingers to rub the natural deodorant into the skin which ensures that it is absorbed well. Another tip is to shave your armpits at night and apply deodorant in the morning to avoid irritation. Last but not least, remember that perspiring is completely normal! It's your body's way of removing toxins!

Natural deodorants that contain bi carb!

Black Chicken Remedies Axilla Deodorant Paste
The Black Chicken Remedies Axilla Deodorant Paste is one of my absolute favourites. This cult classic is made with an effective blend of ingredients including Arrowroot, Organic Coconut Oil and Lavender. It has a very mild scent that is formulated with a mixture of Peppermint, Lime and Lavender oils. This deodorant comes in a paste form that requires using your fingertips to apply. Simply, rub a pea sized amount into your underarms until it disappears. Easy!

Earths Purities Ladies Natural Deodorant
Earths Purities Ladies Natural Deodorant is made especially for women! It contains refreshing ingredients including Shea Butter, Bentonite Clay and Diatomaceous Earth. This incredible deodorant works by pairing the clay and earth together to help absorb wetness and odour. This duo contains a negative ionic charge that grips on to toxins and pulls them out. Ideal for sensitive skin, this deodorant has very low bicarb levels.

Biologika Evening Bliss Deodorant
For refreshing overnight protection, you can't go past the Biologika Evening Bliss Deodorant. Formulated with Organic Aloe Vera Juice, Calendula and Rosehip Oil, this deodorant was made to be worn while you sleep. It may even keep underarm skin smooth and soft! With a beautiful Australian Bush Floral Scent, this deodorant is perfect for anyone who struggles with night sweats, hot flushes or overnight perspiration.

Woohoo! All Natural Deodorant Paste
If your underarms are sensitive, the Woohoo! All Natural Deodorant Paste is another great choice! Made with fast drying and gentle ingredients including Shea Butter, Coconut Oil and Vanilla Extract, this deodorant paste is non greasy and so easy to apply! All you need to do is warm a pea sized amount between your fingertips and apply to your underarms. It's a clear formulation, so won't leave any yellow stains or white marks on your clothing! You won't have to worry about wearing black again!

Natural deodorants that don't contain bicarb!

No Pong All-Natural Anti-Odourant - BICARB FREE
If you have ultra sensitive skin, this is the deodorant for you! The No Pong All-Natural Anti-Odourant - BICARB FREE contains no bicarb and is designed to be gender neutral; using plain no-nonsense eco friendly packaging and is scented with a small amount of natural essential oils. This soothing product uses the benefits of Magnesium and Diatomaceous Earth to help neutralise odour and absorb underarm moisture. Simple!

Weleda Wild Rose Deodorant
If you prefer a spray deodorant, the Weleda Wild Rose Deodorant is a delicate and gentle alternative to mainstream body sprays. Made without aluminium, this spray deodorant smells just like roses, so you can top up as many times as necessary throughout the day!

Fresca Natural Deodorant - Ocean
The Fresca Natural Deodorant - Ocean has a lovely oceanic scent that will remind you of a tropical getaway. Containing antibacterial ingredients including Juniper Berry and Cypress, this roll on deodorant absorbs moisture and helps rid your body of any bacterial build up. Odours will be banished! Ideal for men and women, this unisex deodorant is simple and effective.

(source: 1ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)

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